AFCON 2017፦ Algeria name 23 players


Algiers – Algeria has named 23 players for its upcoming matches against Ethiopia for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2017) Group J qualification matches.

The team includes two of the country’s top players, this year’s English Premier League sensational player, Ryad Mahrez of Leicester City and Islam Slimani, who plays for Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon. 

The two teams will play the first leg match in Algeria on March 25 and the return leg match taking place four day later (March 29) in Ethiopia.

1 ABEID Mehdi (Panatinaikos/ Greece)
2 ASSELAH  Malik  ( CR Belouizdad)
3 BELKAROUI  Hichem  (Nacional Madeira/ Portugal)
4 BENSEBAINI    Ramy (Montpellier / France)
5 BENTALEB   Nabil  (Tottenham/ England)
6 BENZIA  Yassine (Lille LOSC/ France)
7 BOUDEBOUZ   Ryad  (Montpellier/ France)
8 BRAHIMI   Yassine ( FC Porto/ Portugal)
9 DOUKHA   Izzeddine  (JS Kabylie)
10 FEGHOULI  Sofiane  (FC Valence/ Spain)
11 GHEZZAL   Rachid  (Olympique Lyonnais/ France)
12 GHOULAM   Faouzi  (SC Napoli/ Italy)
13 KHOUALED   Nacreddine  (USM Alger)
14 MANDI   Aissa  (Stade de Reims/ France)
15 MARHEZ   Ryad  (Leicester/ England)
16 M’BOLHI   Rais  (Antalyasport/ Turkey)
17 MEDJANI   Carl  (Levante/ Spain)
18 MESLOUB   Walid  (FC Lorient/ France)
19 SLIMANI   Islam  (Sporting Lisbon/ Portugal)
20 SOUDANI   Hillal Al Arabi  (Dinamo Zagreb, Croatia)
21 TAIDER   Safir  (Bologna/ Italy)
22 ZEFFANE   Mehdi  (Rennes/ France)
23 ZITI  Khoutir Mohamed  (JS Kabylie)